Who Is She


Personal information

Geriatrics Consultant
Nadia Abdel Wahab El-Afify

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Contact information / Work

Palestine Hospital


Hubert Humphrey Scholarship 2001-2002 in General Medicine and Geriatrics.
M.SC., General Medicine, Ain Shams University, 1982.
Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, Cairo University, 1975.


General Medicine.

Work history

Consultant Doctor of Geriatrics.
Founder and Head of Geriatrics Department, Palestine Hospital, Cairo, 1986 - 2017 (Retirement).
Technical Director of Al Khair Nursing Home.
Technical Director of Al Yasmin Center for Elderly and Special Needs Care.
Honorary office and memberships: 
Founding Member of the New Woman Foundation, 1984 - Present.
Member of Association of Health and Environmental Development, 1986 - Present.
Member of "Alzheimer Masr" Association.
Member of CEDAW Coalition in Egypt.
Productions and works: 
Keberna Oslob Hayah. Lebanon: Nour, 2009.
“Informal and Formal Long Term Care for Frail Old Adults in Cairo, Egypt", co-author (with Michele Snunu and Kathryn Yount), paper submitted and accepted by the American Population Conference, 2004.
Co-author, 'Women's Wit Over Men's: Trade-offs and Strategic Accommodations in Egyptian Women's Reproductive Lives'. Negotiating Reproductive Rights
: Women's Perspectives across Countries and Cultures, edited by Rosalind P. Petchesky and Karen Judd. Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey, Zed Books, 1998. 69-107.
Co-editor of the book Al-Haraka An-Nesa'eyya fi Arba' Beldan Arabiyya [Women's Movement in 4 Arab Countries]. And the author of a chapter in the book about the Egyptian Women's Movement. Al Mostakbal Al Arabi Press, 1996.


Nobuo Maeda International Research Award in recognition and support of leaders in international research and policy development, for a paper titled: “Informal and Formal Long Term Care for Frail Older Adults in Cairo, Egypt.” 2004.